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Archaelogoists have found a circular platform dedicated to wind god Ehecatl-Quetzalcoatl and eight sets of human remains under the site of a demolished supermarket in the Tlatelolco area of Mexico City.

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Roberto Pelayo aka El Niño is one of the world’s top sneakerheads, with a collection of over 1000 pairs. He started out as a collector is Mexico City; now he buys and sells for himself and his retail operations, Globstore.

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Los Angeles locals Juanita and Diego had a holy vision in Highland Park. Who knew Tonantzin, Aztec mother goddess, had a cousin named Concepción?

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Ignacio Padilla was always Republican; he even served as treasurer of the party in New Mexico. But everything changed when Trump became the party’s nominee. Padilla started making Trump piñatas and was fired. Now he gives people in Santa Fe a chance to hit Trump.


Can you Dance Like Donald? All the kool kids are doing it! [Video by BlueDogFilms.]


Why do we still honor this cruel racist thief? There are so many more worthy Italians, like Frank Sinatra, Al Pacino and Mario Batali. John Oliver asked the hard questions in this 2014 video.[NSFW adult language.]

The face of Peru’s Lord of Sipán, 2000-year-old warrior-priest (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés September 29, 2016 Cultura
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The Lord of Sipan may have died 2000 years ago, but 3D reconstructions revealed last week have shown he looked just like his descendants — the indigenous peoples of the Andes today. Fom The Daily Mail: The skull of one of the most famous archaeological finds of the twentieth century has been reconstructed using 3D […]

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Border high school’s pep rally smells like quinceañera spirit (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés September 23, 2016 Cultura
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When the kids at Eagle Pass Independent School District’s C.C. Winn High School — on the Mexico-US border west of San Antonio — planned a pep rally, they wanted it to reflect their heritage. MySanAntonio reports: Internet is loving Texas school’s pep rally that looked, sounded more like a quinceañera

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This DF family has been making piñatas for generations (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés September 21, 2016 El Now
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Hugo Mena and his family make and sell piñatas in Mexico City, a family tradition for generations

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Thank you, eHeritage! Now I can trace my bloodline way back! (video)

by CARLOS DARJUIN July 27, 2016 Cultura
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A DNA blood test from eHeritage.com can help you unlock your past and trace your roots. Native American blood? Related to European royalty? Puro Caucasian like from the Caucusus region? You’ll never know what you’ll find until you try!

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Watch: We found the perfect phone for filming police brutality

by Moctezuma Cortés July 22, 2016 Cultura
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Planning to video some police brutality? Do you need extra battery life because the popo are out of control? Police badge number recognition? Instant posting to Facebook? Jerrod Carmichael has the perfect phone for you!

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Born in East L.A.: “They’re coming to America!” (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés July 4, 2016 Cultura

Far, We’ve been traveling far Without a home But not without a star Free, Only want to be free We huddle close Hang on to a dream On the boats and on the planes They’re coming to America Never looking back again, They’re coming to America

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Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera: ‘A Father’s Day Tale’ (video)

by GUILLERMO CHESPIR June 19, 2016 Cultura
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Poet Laureate of the United States, Juan Felipe Herrera, tells a story and plays a song for Father’s Day.

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Shamans summon traditional spirits to make Peru great again (video)

by INCA DINCA DOO June 1, 2016 Cultura
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Fruits, flowers, conch shells, special potions, and chingon hats were in season outside the National Stadium in Lima, Peru, Monday, as two sets of shamans cast spells aimed at bringing their rival presidential candidates a victory in next week’s Presidential runoff election. Fox Latino reports:

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NEW! Ask your doctor if Islamophobin® is right for you (video)

by PENN DAYHO May 26, 2016 Cultura
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Are you sacred AF about those new (apparently Muslim) neighbors? Do you think they might be terrorists? Ask your doctor if Islamophobin® is right for you! PREVIOUSLY ON ASK YOUR DOCTOR IF _______ IS RIGHT FOR YOU:

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Weeping Virgin Mary statue in Fresno draws the faithful (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés May 19, 2016 Cultura
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The statue of La Virgen de Guadalupe in Maria Cardena’s living room in the central California city of Fresno appears to weeping, and she thinks it’s a miracle. Joe Ybarra reports for KFSN: A statue of the Virgin Mary in Fresno appears to be weeping. The family who owns the statue calls it a miracle […]

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Regular gente plus Los Cenzontles: ‘I’m a Mexican-American’ (videos)

by Moctezuma Cortés May 13, 2016 Cultura
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Mexican, American or both? Residents of Elkhart County, Indiana, talk to The Elkhart Truth. And this wonderful music video from Los Cenzontles expresses the same sentiments in song:

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BBC Video: That time Germany offered to help Mexico invade the U.S.

by Moctezuma Cortés May 2, 2016 Cultura
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As the disputes that led to World War One were building, Germany tried to enlist Mexico’s help against the U.S.A. It didn’t turn out like the Germans hoped, and the repercussions of the Kaiser’s overture are still felt today, especially at the border.

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ZUBI to the rescue if you hate Mexicans and that taco emoji (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés April 13, 2016 Cartoons
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Advertising agency ZUBI (in Florida, of course) steps up for the minority of “Latinos” and “Hispanics” who aren’t Mexican — and people who hate tacos. Because “Latino emotions,” tu sabes, are different and require special emoji.

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In San Diego, burritos include fries and tacos come with poetry (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés April 1, 2016 Cultura
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In San Diego, where the “California Burrito” has fries inside, the taco shops have poetry, thanks to the

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A young family, divided by the border, lives ‘Through the Wall’ (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés March 31, 2016 Cultura
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Undocumented immigrants Abril, brought to the U.S. as a child, and her 2-year-old boy Julián live near San Diego. Julián’s father Uriel was stopped by police for a minor traffic ticket and deported to Tijuana. In order to see each other, Uriel, Abril and Julián must cross difficult terrain to reach the border to spend […]

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‘Meet an (orange is the new black) Immigrant’ (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés March 24, 2016 Cultura
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Thought experiment? Guerrilla theater? A prank? When Sergio Mieja (he’s @SMieja95 on the Twitter) got the idea for this video, he didn’t know exactly what the message was. He just wanted to see who supported Donald Trump. “But as I was filming it,” he explains, “many of the people I met expressed their feeling and […]

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Wall Street Journal Video: So you want to build a border wall?

by Moctezuma Cortés March 9, 2016 El Now
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Seriously? You want to build a 2000-mile-long wall between the U.S. and Mexico? Follow along now as the Wall Street Journal explains exactly what that entails.

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The Gunfather – Padre Pistolas – is Mexico’s pistol-packing priest (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés March 3, 2016 Cultura
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That’s why they call him the Gunfather. Mexican priest Jesus Alfredo Gallegos Lara packed a Colt .45 pistol beneath his vestments Saturday as he celebrated mass at a church in Chucandiro, Michoacan. RUPTLY reports:

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